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Forum: Canada
Apr 25, 21, 8:52 am
Replies: 368
Views: 34,545
Posted By Siempre Viajando

The practical issues are the level of integration...

The practical issues are the level of integration between the Mexican, American and Canadian economies and a land border several thousand kilometres long with 117 official crossings.

Australia is...
Forum: Canada
Jan 15, 21, 8:37 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,574
Posted By Siempre Viajando

It's only an advisory, but still, let's see, so...

It's only an advisory, but still, let's see, so the government of the Canadian C19 epicenter is "strongly advising" that arriving interprovincial travelers self-isolate? Now that is stupidity...
Forum: Canada
Jan 12, 21, 6:01 am
Replies: 368
Views: 34,545
Posted By Siempre Viajando

Quick update on business travel: it's been about...

Quick update on business travel: it's been about four months since I have travelled outside of Canada, an eternity in the COVID era. Way back when, I was exempted from quarantine when returning from...
Forum: Brazil
Dec 7, 20, 7:12 am
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By Siempre Viajando

Thanks for your responses. On tkelvin69's...

Thanks for your responses. On tkelvin69's suggestion I'll take a look further north. And certainly, if we decide to proceed in Brazil, we will do our due diligence and lawyer up.

In response to...
Forum: Brazil
Dec 4, 20, 9:24 am
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By Siempre Viajando

Comments on Florianópolis & surroundings?

My wife and I are thinking vaguely about buying property on or near the beach in a place with a nicer climate than Toronto's (and yes, that's casting a very wide net!). We have, at times, considered...
Forum: Canada
Nov 1, 20, 6:44 pm
Replies: 368
Views: 34,545
Posted By Siempre Viajando

Ummm, most of us ARE Canadians. :rolleyes:

Ummm, most of us ARE Canadians. :rolleyes:
Forum: Canada
Nov 1, 20, 4:24 pm
Replies: 368
Views: 34,545
Posted By Siempre Viajando

This represents a colossal failure on the part of...

This represents a colossal failure on the part of Canadian governments, both federal and provincial. It is appalling that a blanket two-week quarantine requirement continues to be applied to...
Forum: Canada
Aug 26, 20, 2:59 pm
Replies: 368
Views: 34,545
Posted By Siempre Viajando

If you're refering to me, that's ridiculous, as...

If you're refering to me, that's ridiculous, as was the statement in a previous post about not sharing the same value of human life.

Again, it's a question of risk perception and is not directly...
Forum: Canada
Aug 25, 20, 9:31 pm
Replies: 368
Views: 34,545
Posted By Siempre Viajando

It's not a question of sharing the same value of...

It's not a question of sharing the same value of human life. We all share that. The question is around risk perception, and the tendency of many Canadians (and citizens of other countries) to equate...
Forum: Canada
Aug 24, 20, 6:37 am
Replies: 368
Views: 34,545
Posted By Siempre Viajando

Target the quarantine requirements by country of...

Target the quarantine requirements by country of departure, so that travelers from, say, New Zealand would not have to quarantine automatically. That would be a start, at least, toward a more...
Forum: Canada
Aug 23, 20, 5:16 pm
Replies: 368
Views: 34,545
Posted By Siempre Viajando

That is a laudable goal and one that I won’t...

That is a laudable goal and one that I won’t disagree with. But if that’s really the case then why doesn’t the Canadian government target the quarantine requirements, rather than applying a blunt...
Forum: Canada
Aug 21, 20, 9:52 am
Replies: 368
Views: 34,545
Posted By Siempre Viajando

Perhaps it is surprising, but if you think about...

Perhaps it is surprising, but if you think about it from a risk perspective, it shouldn't be. Returning travelers should not be treated as pariahs spewing the SARS-CoV-2 virus everywhere and...
Forum: Canada
Aug 21, 20, 7:15 am
Replies: 368
Views: 34,545
Posted By Siempre Viajando

I have done just that, informing both the medical...

I have done just that, informing both the medical personnel who did the test and the CBSA that I was asymptomatic and leaving my home to do the test. They didn't have any problems with it.

Perhaps...
Forum: Canada
Aug 20, 20, 1:00 pm
Replies: 368
Views: 34,545
Posted By Siempre Viajando

I think that's overstating the risk, unless...

I think that's overstating the risk, unless you're actually infected (most people quarantined are not). Getting a PCR test done during quarantine is one good way of confirming that.

The wording of...
Forum: Canada
Aug 20, 20, 12:02 pm
Replies: 368
Views: 34,545
Posted By Siempre Viajando

Interesting, and completely at odds with what...

Interesting, and completely at odds with what CBSA told me at YYZ in June. Well, it wouldn't be the first time that the left and right hands don't know what the other is doing!
Forum: Canada
Aug 20, 20, 7:54 am
Replies: 368
Views: 34,545
Posted By Siempre Viajando

I was quarantined in June on return to Canada...

I was quarantined in June on return to Canada (YYZ) but left again after ten days. CBSA gave me a verbal ok on this during the lengthy discussion on quarantine when I entered. I got no blowback. I...
Forum: Canada
Aug 18, 20, 10:45 am
Replies: 368
Views: 34,545
Posted By Siempre Viajando

I guess I need to repeat, I did not "cajole"...

I guess I need to repeat, I did not "cajole" anyone and I did not "scam" out of quarantine. I obtained an exemption to the quarantine requirement by acting responsibly within the system that the...
Forum: Canada
Aug 18, 20, 10:38 am
Replies: 368
Views: 34,545
Posted By Siempre Viajando

If the suggestion here is that cases in France...

If the suggestion here is that cases in France are "...now the highest they have been during the pandemic...", that is simply not the case. Check out the daily report on the Globe and Mail website:...
Forum: Canada
Aug 13, 20, 4:24 pm
Replies: 368
Views: 34,545
Posted By Siempre Viajando

I don't think anyone is suggesting that we just...

I don't think anyone is suggesting that we just "drop our guard" on international travelers. But WildcatYXU is right in stating that Canada needs to move away from a blanket travel ban with...
Forum: Canada
Aug 10, 20, 8:20 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,453
Posted By Siempre Viajando

Thumbs up to that!

Thumbs up to that!
Forum: Canada
Aug 10, 20, 8:36 am
Replies: 368
Views: 34,545
Posted By Siempre Viajando

This is a very helpful post! Thanks. Yes, it...

This is a very helpful post! Thanks.

Yes, it is a crap shoot. I would like to commend the CBSA officers on the front line, for their professionalism in the face of a lot of uncertainty. They are...
Forum: Canada
Aug 7, 20, 12:08 pm
Replies: 368
Views: 34,545
Posted By Siempre Viajando

Based on my limited experience to date, probably...

Based on my limited experience to date, probably not. CBSA officers are not nearly as dim-witted as you think. I think they're doing a good job overall under stress and in the face of a lot of...
Forum: Canada
Aug 6, 20, 7:25 pm
Replies: 368
Views: 34,545
Posted By Siempre Viajando

Agree. This goes without saying, and the Canadian...

Agree. This goes without saying, and the Canadian government has instituted a framework for addressing exactly that question. And under that framework I obtained an exemption to the two-week...
Forum: Canada
Aug 6, 20, 6:48 pm
Replies: 368
Views: 34,545
Posted By Siempre Viajando

The devil is always in the details: please...

The devil is always in the details: please provide a clear, unambiguous definition of "essential to Canada". The Canadian government has, in effect, done just that, even if it isn't as clear and...
Forum: Canada
Aug 6, 20, 4:34 pm
Replies: 368
Views: 34,545
Posted By Siempre Viajando

If you're referring to me, I need to clarify...

If you're referring to me, I need to clarify (again!) that I am not "bending the rules". I am acting responsibly within a framework established by the Canadian government for managing C19 risks...
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